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Twelve Canadians: The Nashwaak | Sep 1 2014 | Dave Kattenburg | Four New Brunswickers speak of their love of New Brunswick's lovely Nashwaak River, and guide us to her top.
Mount Polley: Imperial Metals and government focus on covering up instead of cleaning up | Sep 1 2014 | Leila Darwish | As the mining company and government make assurances about the safety and containment of the spill, distrust and concern amongst the local communities runs high.
Photo: Gary McNutt
Paddlers support First Nations chiefs' demand to stop construction on Grace Islet | Aug 28 2014 | Phil Vernon | On August 26, 40 paddlers, and a few swimmers, made their way to Grace Islet, B.C. to support demands by seven local First Nations chiefs to stop construction of a luxury home on sacred burial ground.
KAIROS-led Blanket Exercise at the People's Social Forum
Peoples' Social Forum: How Indigenous rights and ecological justice lead us towards living well | Aug 28 2014 | John Dillon | How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work together to restore harmonious relationships with each other and the land, asked KAIROS at the Peoples' Social Forum.
Missing and murdered Indigenous women and Andrew Coyne's mischievous questions | Aug 26 2014 | J. Baglow | Andrew Coyne asks why we should have a public inquiry into murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls. Here's a partial response.
Mount Polley: A wake-up call for Canada's mining industry | Aug 26 2014 | David Suzuki | Can we learn from the Mount Polley disaster, even in the face of unprecedented dismantling of Canada's environmental regulations and decreased funding for monitoring and enforcement?
Under the Weather – Land is Life panel in Montreal | Aug 24 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The final edition of Under The Weather: Climate Change Research and Justice
Peoples' Social Forum: Day three | Aug 23 2014 | Lois Ross, Victoria Fenner | An excerpt from a talk by Ellen Gabriel, conversations with delegates and soundscapes from the powwow on Sparks Street.
Photo: European Court of Human Rights. Credit: marcella bona/flickr
Poland in the torture hot seat: Is Canada next? | Aug 22 2014 | Matthew Behrens | A little-noticed European Court of Human Rights decision regarding Polish complicity in torture may well have ripple effects on this side of the Atlantic and, hopefully, produce some accountability.
Image: flickr/Howl Art Collective
National inquiry won't keep Indigenous women safe, but it couldn't hurt | Aug 22 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | Who would oppose an inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women? The reality is much more complicated than either/or.
It's time to stop waiting for a full government inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women | Aug 22 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | If we're not pulling dead bodies from rivers, then people are trying to burn them alive.
Photo by krystalline kraus at 2014 River Run
Grassy Narrows youth to deliver demands to Weyerhaeuser: No logging in our territory | Aug 20 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | A delegation of Anishinaabe youth, joined by nearly two dozen Anishinabe and non-Indigenous supporters carrying protest signs and banners, deliver a letter and a set of demands to Weyerhaeuser.

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Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
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Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
Newby.. George Victor said... Hellebore, (I had to tack on the "e"), your posting demands a reply. I have found that...
Salaries for FN leaders and bureaucrats debate in the media milo204 said... also, it includes travel expenses. I don't think those figures were included for canadian...

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